A three-film salute to Bombay's Bollywood, Mark Kidel's docu on sitar maestro Ravi Shankar, a tribute to Indian actor Om Puri and a screening of Ismail Merchant's "Mystic Masseur" give this year's…
British Columbia Film has upped its 2001-'02 grants to Canuck film and television projects here by 71% to C$4.1 million ($2.7 million) from $1.6 million for 2000-'01.
Europafilm will distribute Swedish helmer Geir Hansteen Jorgensen's "The New Country" in Norway.
The Film Festival Against Racism opens today, timed to coincide with the United Nations conference on racism in Durban, South Africa.
The Williamstown (Mass.) Film Festival has announced its third season's lineup. Skedded events include screenings of eight indie pics, seminars and a salute to Sigourney Weaver.
German home entertainment player EMS has acquired worldwide rights, excluding North America, to a package of 20 films from Rainer Werner Fassbinder for DVD and video.
After 2 1/2 years in existence, Fledgling development company April Films has announced a slate -- but none of the scripts are completed for the seven pics.
Thesp-turned-helmer Liv Ullman, this year's jury president at Cannes, is prepping a biopic on Norwegian violinist-composer Ole Bull, who died in 1880.
Fugitive Australian media and tourism tycoon Christopher Skase's death Aug. 6 allowed several last-minute inserts to the unauthorized biopic "Let's Get Skase."
Though the world hardly needs a companion movie to 1997's unwatchable "How to Be a Player," here it is in "Two Can Play That Game." Mark Brown, who wrote the earlier pic about a single…
Sophia Loren and Lina Wertmuller unite again for "Francesca and Nunziata," a plush costumer that -- through the halfway mark, at least -- proves a luxuriously snug fit for them both. Intended (like…